Drama Workshops - Spring 2018 Event Information page

Drama Workshops - Spring 2018

Event details

  • Event times:
    • 22/02 : Start : 4.30pm
    • 01/03 : Start : 4.30pm
    • 08/03 : Start : 4.30pm
    • 15/03 : Start : 4.30pm
    • 22/03 : Start : 4.30pm
    • 29/03 : Start : 4.30pm
  • Venue : Pavilions Teignmouth - The Studio
22nd February to 29th March
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Please note that Victoria has cancelled the session on Thursday 1st March due to the weather

Led by local Drama Teacher and Actress Victoria Balster.


Have fun and build confidence and creativity.


Workshops include:


* Drama games, exercises & warm-ups


* Mini Scripts


* Improvisation & theme work


* Costume & Props Bag


* Narrative group work


* Playback Theatre


* Mime & Mask work


* Physical Theatre






About Victoria

Victoria is delighted to be teaching Drama for The Pavilions Teignmouth. Her career first began in 2001 studying for a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts and an A Level Dance qualification at South Devon College. She was then accepted by The Bath Spa School of Music and Drama, and holds a Degree in Performing Arts. Victoria has an extensive performance background in stage, TV and film productions.

Before graduation, Victoria spent a season with The Hever Lakeside Repertory Theatre Company in Kent as an Acting ASM. She then spent a year acting a variety of roles as a Shakespearean actor at The Shakespeare Birthplace in Stratford Upon Avon. Her TV/film and stage credits include Dr Who, Casualty, Larkrise To Candleford, The Four Seasons, and numerous roles in Rosamunde Pilcher films, as well as Murder In The Cathedral, Love & Fire, Intimate Exchanges, Tartuffe & Miss Julie.

She currently writes for and fronts her rock band "Out of Isca" performing original material at festivals, theatres and public houses, and has been featured on BBC Introducing, 4ZZZ, NCCR and Biker FM.

Victoria believes it is essential for the pupils she teaches to be able to aspire to a performer who is actively involved in the industry and can pass on skills to the next generation.

Victoria has taught for various stage schools and theatre companies all over the South West including Westcountry Theatre Company in Torbay, The Marine Lyme Youth Theatre in Lyme Regis, Studio 1 in Dorset, Infusion Arts in Exeter, and The Rainbow Theatre Company South West. She acquired Arts Award teaching qualification status in 2015 and currently teaches drama for Theatre Train Exeter and also for Combe Pafford School in Torquay.

As well as teaching, Victoria has directed various shows which have been staged locally and in the West End, including "Fright Night" for The Pauline Quirke Academy, and "The Lion King" & "The Wizard of Oz" for Razzamataz Theatre Schools.




Classes are for ages 8 to 14 year olds.




The Spring term 2018 dates are


February 22nd

March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th


Each session starts at 4:30pm and lasts for an hour.




New participants are welcome! The group will be rehearsing a play to perform to their families and friends later in the term.




Classes are £8 each session, or pay for the term of 6 sessions for £48




If you are booking for the first time, please do book under the parent or carer's name, and include a contact email and phone number. We will then contact you before the first session. Thank you.




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